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Thursday, April 17, 2003


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ROD LIBRARY DATABASE OF THE MONTH:›ScienceDirect provides access to the full text of hundreds of journals published by Elsevier and affiliated publishers, including articles on press and multimedia features. Subjects include science and technology, business, and the social sciences. To access the database, choose ScienceDirect on the Library's Electronic Resources menu at http://www.library.uni.edu/er2/
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PERSONAL TRAINERS AVAILABLE: Personal training is available through UNI Wellness and Recreation Services. Contact Kristy Leen at 3-7167 for more information.
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2003 COURSEWARE CAMPS: Free to UNI faculty in May and June. Learn to prepare course materials using a variety of technologies. Work directly with ITS-Educational Technology specialists. Discover hardware and software available for your use in staffed facilities. Detailed descriptions, dates & registration information available at
http://www.uni.edu/cwc

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NEWS 

CONSTRUCTION UPDATES: Access drives to Kamerick, Strayer Wood and Russell Hall will be closed by branch tunnels crossing 27th St. today through Aug. 4th. Construction updates are available on the UNI home page and at
http://www.uni.edu/pubrel/construction/

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UNI LEGISLATIVE UPDATE: Faculty, staff and students are invited to attend an on-campus legislative briefing at noon Friday, April 18, in Gilchrist 207. Keith Saunders, associate director of UNI's Governmental Relations Office, will give an update about potential economic development appropriations for UNI as well as updates concerning education, capital and salary budgets. Keith will be available for questions.
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SECURING ROBES FOR CONVOCATION: Academic apparel will be provided free of charge, with orders handled by the Registrar's Office. For ordering information visit
http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/311.html

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COPYRIGHT LAWS: Respect for a person's work and personal expression is especially critical in a computer environment because electronic information is volatile and easily reproduced. Federal copyright law prohibits the sharing of copyright protected material (music, video, software, printed material) without the owner's consent. For more information:
http://www.uni.edu/unionline/public/310.html

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HARRINGTON RETIREMENT RECEPTION: Judith F. Harrington's retirement reception is Friday, April 18, from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., in the Commons, Georgian Lounge. Judy is retiring after 38 years at UNI. The reception is given by the Department of Communicative Disorders. RSVP: conf-event-services@uni.edu
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PANTHER SPORTS CAMPS: A wide variety of camps are available in basketball, football, volleyball, wrestling, soccer, track & field, athletic training, strength & conditioning and a basketball officials school. Ages and prices vary depending on the camp. For more information, call Jason Nellis at 3-2267 or e-mail jason.nellis@uni.edu. Camp schedules are at http://www.unipanthers.com/camp
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FALL 2003 SCHEDULE CORRECTION:› Page 54, Course 680:010 Leadership: Skills & Styles - the 3-credit hour course meets only on Thursday, not on Tuesday.
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BOTTLE AND CAN DRIVE: UNI students and Metro Area Redemption are sponsoring a "can drive", April 22, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. outside Maucker Union. Consider donating redeemable cans and bottles. Proceeds benefit the Iowa Recycling Association. For information contact Katie Venter, 3-3858, venterk@uni.edu. http://www.rrttc.uni.edu
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McLeodUSA AND HPC PLANS: Shape of things to come - UNI unveils images of proposed McLeodUSA, HPC projects. Visit http://www.umpr.uni.edu/news.asp?NewsID=301 to see the pictures.
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REGENTS STAFF AWARD NOMINATIONS: Professional & Scientific employees at UNI are invited to submit nominations for the 2003 Regents Staff Excellence Award. The awards are presented annually to those P&S employees from Regents institutions who have made outstanding professional contributions during their careers. To submit nominations, go to http://www.uni.edu/ps_council/nomination.html The deadline is Friday, April 18. For more information, call Karen Cunningham at 3-2504.
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HOURS

SPECIAL LIBRARY HOURS: http://www.library.uni.edu/libinfo/hours.shtml#spec
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EVENTS 

ART EXHIBITION: The final day for the "Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition" is Sunday, April 20. Gallery hours are Monday - Thursday, 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday noon - 5 p.m. http://www.uni.edu/artdept/gallery
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UNI JAZZ II AND III CONCERT: Thursday, April 17, 7:30 p.m., GBPAC Great Hall. Robert Washut and Bill Scheidecker, conductors. No charge.
http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html

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THE KOLPAKOV TRIO AND TALISMAN: Authentic Russian Gypsy music and dancing on Thursday, April 17, 8 p.m., Great Reading Room, Seerley Hall 116.
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ROTC AWARDS CEREMONY: The Department of Military Science hosts the Annual ROTC Awards Ceremony on Friday, April 18 at 1 p.m. in the West Gym.
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SOFTBALL: The Panthers will battle the Southern Illinois Salukis in a doubleheader on Friday, April 18 at 3 p.m. and Saturday, April 19 at 12 p.m. at Panther Park.
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UNI TRACK & FIELD: The Panther Track and Field teams will host the UNI Twilight on Saturday, April 19 at the UNI Outhddor Complex. Field events are scheduled to begin at 2 p.m.
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UNI WOMEN'S RUGBY:›The UNI Women's Rugby Team will host the Elite 8 rugby tournament April 19 and 20. Their first game is on April 19 at 10:30 a.m. on the Intramural fields behind the Dome against College of Charleston. They are playing for the right to defend their National Title. Free admission. Contact Jennifer Murra at jennifer.murra@uni.edu or call 3-2676 with questions.
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WOMEN'S GOLF: The UNI women's golf team will host the MVC Championship at Beaver Hills Country Club April 19-22. The rounds are scheduled to begin at 9 am.
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SUSTAINABLE DESIGN LECTURE: "Sustainable Building Material Selection and Use" will be presented via ICN at the CEEE from 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. on Monday, April 21. Contact Pat Higby (273-6012 or higby@uni.edu) for more information.
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EUROPE IN THE NEW GEOPOLITICS: Elisabeth Kehrer, Austrian Consul General, will speak on "Europe in the New Geopolitics" on Monday April 21 at 3 p.m. in CBB 109. Kehrer has been part of Austria's permanent representation at the United Nations in New York and worked on common security and foreign policy at the European Union. Coordinated by the Department of Political Science.
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UNI CHAMBER WIND PLAYERS CONCERT: Monday, April 21, 8 p.m., GBPAC Davis Hall. No charge. http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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WATERLOO-CEDAR FALLS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA YOUTH CONCERTS: Tuesday, April 22, 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., GBPAC Great Hall. No charge. Contact: Jo Duea at 266-3606 or joan.duea@uni.edu
http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html

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FACULTY AND STUDENT RECITAL: Tuesday, April 22, 6 p.m., GBPAC Davis Hall. Robert Washut, piano, Chris Merz, saxophones, et al. No charge.
http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html

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UNITUBA ENSEMBLE CONCERT: Tuesday, April 22, 8 p.m., GBPAC Davis Hall. Jeffrey Funderburk, director. No charge. http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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OFF HUDSON SERIES: Theatre UNI's Off Hudson Play Reading Series continues on Tuesday, April 22, at 7:30 p.m. in CAC 108 with "By 'N' By" by Kim Hines. The dramatic story of a woman in the 1930s who sees a grim future for her family and calls on a psychic to help her. Admission is free. http://www.uni.edu/theatre
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MARKETING FOR SMALL BUSINESS WORKSHOP:› UNI Collegiate Entrepreneurs Organization will host a free workshop on Marketing for Small Business from 5-6 p.m. in CBB, room 3 on April 23. Advanced registration is required. E-mail katherine.cota@uni.edu or call 3-7350 to register.
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UNI TROMBONE ENSEMBLE CONCERT: Wednesday, April 23, 6 p.m., GBPAC Davis Hall. Nancy Vogt, director. No charge. http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html
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UNI PERCUSSION/MARIMBA AND WEST AFRICAN DRUM ENSEMBLES CONCERT: Wednesday, April 23, 8 p.m., GBPAC Davis Hall. Randy Hogancamp, conductor, with guest MichaelTaylor, jembe. No charge.
http://www.uni.edu/chfa/musicdescrip.html

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SOLE POWER DAY: Tuesday, April 22 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the Union Plaza. Receive a free tune-up courtesy of Europa Cycle and Ski and register your bike with Public Safety. Sole Power is based on the elements of Callenbach's Green Triangle; money, health, and environment.
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